Agile Coach Transformation Team at Optum (Hampton Roads, VA or Remote)

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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
We are seeking an expert Agile Practitioner to join this high performance team. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring Agile Frameworks are understood and enacted. We are seeking a dynamic, polished and experience candidate to lead Agile coaching and transformation within Optum as part of Optum Technology University.
Agile Practitioners accomplish this goal this by ensuring that the team and organization adhere to the values of the Agile Manifesto and the twelve principles therein.
You act as a servant leader.
You will assist and train employees and stakeholders understand and enact empirical product development. You are a facilitator, trainer, coach, and mentor for the team, organization and enterprise.
You are not defined or bounded by your title, but instead focus on delivering value. You seek to continuously improve your own skills, the effectiveness of your team, and the organization's understanding of Agile.
You measure progress using learning milestones.
You support the five elements of a learning organization: personal mastery, mental models, shared vision, team learning, and systems thinking.
You adhere to the five Scrum values: focus, courage, openness, commitment, and respect.
In this role you will enjoy telecommuting and be able to work in the continental U.S. within any time zone.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Required Qualifications:
  • One or more Agile Certification(s)
  • 5+ years of work experience as an effective and successful Agile Coach and Practitioner
  • 5+ years of application development/support experience in a large enterprise environment
  • 2+ years of experience leading teams and/or managing workloads for team members
  • 2+ years of experience and ability to conduct Agile coaching sessions both virtually and in some cases on site in offices if needed
  • Experience leading development and/or support for large, critical applications (preferably on multiple platforms
  • Experience on Large Scale IT initiatives

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Agile Certification(s)
  • Bachelor's degree or higher level of education
  • Experiences leading/working with distributed team
  • Organizational Change Management experience / certifications
  • Experience managing/working with a remote team of resources including offshore team members
  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Technical knowledge of DevOps practices and how to apply to teams
  • Customer centric Product thinking and project to product mindset
  • Possesses a ''Growth Mindset'' and advocate for positive change

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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What are Optum Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

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